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The aim of this sub-project is to conduct systematic reviews to determine the state of knowledge and research gaps among the mobility and social participation literature, and to develop a testable conceptual model of participation. 

Published Reviews:

Smith, E.M., Sakakibara, B.M., & Miller, W.C. (2014). A review of factors influencing participation in social and community activities for wheelchair users. Disability and Rehabilitation Assistive Technology, 4, 1-14.

Obembe, A.O., Eng, J.J. (2015). Rehabilitation interventions for improving social participation after stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair, July 29, epub head of print.

Conference Posters:

A poster was presented at the Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2016 Conference in Vancouver:


Bigonnesse, C., Mahmood, A., Chaudhury, H., Mortenson, W. B., Miller, C. W., & Martin Ginis, K. A. (2016, September). The Impact of Physical Environment on Mobility and Participation among People with Disabilities: A Literature Review and Proposed Conceptual Framework. Poster presented at the Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2016, Vancouver.

The following poster was presented at the 2e Congrès québécois de recherche en adaptation-réadaptation in Montréal, 2017: 

Choukou MA, Best KL, Routhier F, Borisoff J, Gagnon D. (2017, May 18-19) Propelling aids for manual wheelchairs: a scoping review. Poster presentation at the 2e Congrès québécois de recherche en adaptation-réadaptation, Montreal, QC.